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US20150092515 ULTRASOUND IMAGE ENHANCEMENT AND SUPER-RESOLUTION  
Techniques to improve resolution in an ultrasound system are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus is a portable ultrasound probe having transducer elements and supporting electronics within the...
US20140355377 ULTRASOUND IMAGE ENHANCEMENT AND SUPER-RESOLUTION  
Techniques to improve resolution in an ultrasound system are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus is a portable ultrasound probe having transducer elements and supporting electronics within the...
US20130176816 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER, ULTRASONIC PROBE, DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENT, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT  
An ultrasonic transducer includes a first flexible substrate, a plurality of ultrasonic elements and a substrate deforming part. The ultrasonic elements are disposed on the first flexible...
US20150183000 ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM WITH A VARIABLE THICKNESS DEMATCHING LAYER  
An ultrasound transducer and an ultrasound imaging system including an acoustic layer with a plurality of transducer elements and a dematching layer coupled to the acoustic layer. The dematching...
US20150234040 Imaging Tissue Motion Estimation  
A motion processor (118) includes a motion estimator (306) that iteratively estimates a motion between a pair of consecutive frames of pre-processed echoes, wherein the motion estimator (306)...
US20140355374 PORTABLE ULTRASOUND IMAGING DEVICES  
A portal ultrasound imaging apparatus having an adjustable hinge assembly, which includes a key having a narrower end and an end wider in the circumferential direction of the hinge assembly. The...
US20140187945 Ultrasound Probe  
An ultrasound probe (10) comprises a pair of one dimensional transducer modules (1, 2) arranged in-line but set apart from each other in a shallow “V” shape. This allows a wide gap for needle...
US20150085603 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING THE FAR FIELD SIGNATURE OF A SOURCE IN WIDE AZIMUTH SURVEYS  
Systems and methods for determining the far field signature of a source in wide azimuth surveys are disclosed. The method includes determining a position of a first sensor and a source. The first...
US20140071789 MODULAR PORTABLE ULTRASOUND SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to a lightweight, high resolution portable ultrasound system using components and methods to improve connectivity and ease of use. A preferred embodiment includes an...
US20130218012 Determining Material Stiffness Using Multiple Aperture Ultrasound  
Changes in tissue stiffness have long been associated with disease. Systems and methods for determining the stiffness of tissues using ultrasonography may include a device for inducing a...
US20130336087 MARINE VIBRATOR SWEEPS  
Marine seismic survey using one or more marine seismic vibrators, where the vibrator sweep function is based on a quality requirement, which may be a final image quality requirement or an...
US20140177386 VOLUMETRIC AND NON-VOLUMETRIC SOURCES-BASED SEISMIC SURVEY AND METHOD  
A seismic survey system for surveying a subsurface. The system includes a volumetric land source buried underground for generating P-waves; a non-volumetric land source buried underground for...
US20150078123 SYNTHETIC UNDERWATER VISUALIZATION SYSTEM  
A synthetic underwater visualization system (SUVS) comprising a real-time graphics software engine, a sophisticated underwater environmental sensor, a fixed-base database, and a retrieval system...
US20140269165 Using Higher Order Harmonics to Determine Acoustic Impedance of Material Behind Borehole Casings  
An acoustic logging tool emits a wideband acoustic pulse toward an inside surface of a borehole casing and an acoustic response is received. The acoustic response is analyzed at one or more higher...
US20140321235 ACOUSTIC SONAR IMAGING AND DETECTION SYSTEM FOR FIREFIGHTING APPLICATIONS  
Techniques for navigating a high temperature low visibility environment are supported. A system may employ appropriate sonar signals to determine and display the location or distance to remote...
US20070274152 Gauss-Rees Parametric Ultrawideband System  
Gauss-Rees waveform utilization in identifying an object, including: directing a primary acoustic waveform at the object to produce a nonlinear acoustic effect; receiving a secondary wavelet...
US20130343151 UNDERWATER DETECTION DEVICE  
An underwater detection system is provided that can effectively use a discrimination result. A fish detector of the system is configured to implement a discrimination function including a fish...
US20130301380 METHOD FOR DUAL MODALITY OPTOACOUSTIC IMAGING  
A real-time imaging method that provides ultrasonic imaging and optoacoustic imaging coregistered through application of the same hand-held probe to generate and detect ultrasonic and optoacoustic...
US20150212223 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING RESIDUAL STATIC CORRECTIONS USING INDIVIDUAL RANGES  
Methods and apparatuses calculate residual static corrections to be applied to survey data to account for upper-layer effects, such that the residual static corrections are each within an...
US20150063060 SONAR NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method for pre-determining an underwater objects GPS position using a rotatable scan sonar unit linked to a boat, magnetic compass and GPS receiver. This system determines the underwater objects...
US20150063059 SONAR NAVIGATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method for pre-determining an underwater objects GPS position using a rotatable scan sonar unit linked to a boat, magnetic compass and GPS receiver. This system determines the underwater objects...
US20120269031 ULTRASONIC TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER WITH COMPLIANT MEMBRANE  
An ultrasonic transmitter and receiver includes a MEMS composite transducer. The MEMS composite transducer includes a substrate. Portions of the substrate define an outer boundary of a cavity. A...
US20150260867 Spatial Sampling Improvements and the Formation of Arrays Using Popcorn and Simultaneous Source Acquisition  
So-called “Popcorn shooting”, and especially continuous Popcorn shooting, combined with simultaneous source shooting allows considerable flexibility in producing high-resolution data and in...
US20150194143 TRANSDUCER SUPPORT, ULTRASOUND PROBE, AND ULTRASOUND IMAGING APPARATUS  
The present disclosure provides a transducer support, ultrasound probe, and ultrasound imaging apparatus. The ultrasound transducer support includes a first layer having first areas in which heat...
US20130083621 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SEISMIC SURVEY  
The systems and methods described herein relate to systems and methods for synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) or radar including seismic surveying.
US20150049577 ULTRASOUND CAPACITIVE T/R SWITCH DEVICE, CIRCUIT  
An ultrasound image system has a plurality of channels. At least one of the plurality of channels has a capacitive T/R switch.
US20110242932 CMUT CELL FORMED FROM A MEMBRANE OF NANOTUBES OR NANOWIRES OR NANORODS AND DEVICE FOR ULTRA HIGH FREQUENCY ACOUSTIC IMAGING INCLUDING MULTIPLE CELLS OF THIS KIND  
A cMUT-type capacitive electroacoustic transducer including: at least one membrane configured to oscillate under effect of an electric field and/or an acoustic wave, wherein the membrane is formed...
US20140104978 TELEVIEWER IMAGE WOOD-GRAIN REDUCTION TECHNIQUES  
Measurements made by a transducer assembly for downhole imaging are affected by reverberations between the transducer and the window on the outside of the assembly. The reverberations result in a...
US20140204701 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF FAR-FIELD SIGNATURE FOR MARINE SEISMIC VIBRATOR SOURCE  
Computing device, system and method for calculating a far-field signature of a vibratory seismic source. The method includes determining an absolute acceleration of a piston of the vibratory...
US20130188446 ULTRASOUND PROBE AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS  
An ultrasound probe is provided that includes piezoelectric bodies, each of which is provided with electrodes on the front surface on the side from which ultrasound is emitted and a rear surface...
US20140133269 Ultrasound Imaging Probe  
An elongate probe (204) including a probe head (214) with a transducer array (216), a shaft (210) and an articulating member (212). The articulating member is located between the probe head and...
US20120302884 METHOD OF OPERATING A PATHOLOGY LABORATORY  
A method of operating a pathology laboratory, which utilizes an ultrasound imaging device, adapted to automatically image tissue specimens, in the laboratory. Resected tissue specimens are...
US20140293738 GAIN CONTROL CIRCUIT AND ULTRASONIC IMAGE DEVICE  
A gain control circuit includes: a voltage generation circuit that generates first voltage that is linearly changed over time; a voltage square circuit that outputs second voltage that is obtained...
US20140198605 WAVEFIELD MODELLING AND 4D-BINNING FOR SEISMIC SURVEYS FROM DIFFERENT ACQUISITION DATUMS  
A method for maximizing a repeatability between a base seismic survey and a monitor seismic survey of a same surveyed subsurface during a 4-dimensional (4D) project. The method includes receiving...
US20140112094 DIRECT VELOCITY SEISMIC SENSING  
A disclosed direct velocity seismic sensor includes a housing, a proof mass suspended in the housing by a resilient component, and a motion dampener that damps oscillation of the proof mass to a...
US20130336086 ITEM VALIDATION  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for determining if an item of media is invalid. The method includes providing an ultrasound image of an item of media, determining a plurality of regions of...
US20140160881 EXPLORING A SUBSURFACE REGION THAT CONTAINS A TARGET SECTOR OF INTEREST  
A system and method are disclosed for exploring a subsurface region that contains a target sector of interest. The method comprises providing information about the harmonic response for the target...
US20140177384 Pairwise Grouping of Joint Sparsity Models for Sensing Array Processing  
A scene is reconstructed by transmitting pulses into a scene from an array of transmitters so that only one pulse is transmitted by one transmitter at any one time. The one pulse is reflection by...
US20150131409 SEISMIC SOURCE CODING, ACTIVATION, AND ACQUISITION  
The Monte-Carlo method of generating Popcorn shooting patterns starts with the number and sizes of the guns available and the length in time of the desired Popcorn pattern. The firing times and...
US20150117144 Inversion-Based Reflector Dip Estimation  
Method for estimating reflector dips in a window of post stack image traces (51) of seismic data for use in velocity tomography (57). The method iteratively (56) flattens (55) the image traces...
US20130064035 ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCER  
An electromechanical transducer according to an embodiment of the present invention is capable of selectively performing a transmitting and receiving operation by using elements of different...
US20140043933 Calibration of Multiple Aperture Ultrasound Probes  
The quality of ping-based ultrasound imaging is dependent on the accuracy of information describing the precise acoustic position of transmitting and receiving transducer elements. Improving the...
US20140010042 Sonar Preview Mode  
Described herein are implementations of various technologies for a method and apparatus for a method and apparatus for displaying sonar images. In one implementation, sonar images that are...
US20150078124 CONSTRUCTION AND APPLICATION OF ANGLE GATHERS FROM THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING OF MULTIPLES WAVEFIELDS  
One embodiment relates to a technological process for identifying a potential subsurface structure below a body of water. Three-dimensional seismic sensor data that includes at least two measured...
US20140140167 Non Destructive Testing Apparatus and Method Using Ultrasound Imaging  
Improved imaging is provided for structures under test that have propagation direction dependent ultrasound propagation speed or position dependent ultrasound propagation speed due to fibrous,...
US20120250454 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SHAPING A CMUT MEMBRANE  
The present disclosure is directed at a method and system for shaping a membrane a capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer, or CMUT. A bias voltage is asymmetrically applied to a membrane...
US20090122639 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ELEVATION FOCUS CONTROL OF ACOUSTIC WAVES  
An acoustic probe (100) includes an acoustic transducer (20) including a plurality of acoustic transducer elements arranged in a one-dimensional array; and a variably- refracting acoustic lens...
US20130128691 MOTION-COMPENSATED ULTRASOUND IMAGES  
An echo processor (117) for an ultrasound imaging device (102) includes a frame processor (118) that aligns a plurality (N) of sequentially received frames of echoes based on a set of motion...
US20130223184 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER ELEMENT CHIP, PROBE HEAD, PROBE, ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT, AND ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE  
An ultrasonic transducer element chip includes a substrate, a plurality of ultrasonic transducer elements, a wiring part and an additional wiring part. The substrate defines a plurality of...
US20140347954 ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM, AND A PROCESSING DEVICE USED INSIDE SAID ULTRASOUND IMAGING SYSTEM  
The ultrasound imaging system comprises an ultrasound probe (3) and computer (20) for controlling the ultrasound probe and for visualizing an image. The system comprises a processing device...

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